Special Education Assistant Teacher

POSITION SUMMARY: IVDU Special Education Teachers instruct students with a broad range of disabilities, which include, but are not limited to: cognitive (mental retardation, LD) disability, social deficit (autism), speech and language impairments, and/or physically handicapping disabilities. Instruction encompasses social and life skills lessons in accordance with Jewish law and the education curriculum outlined in the Individualized Education Plan determined by the New York State Board of Education.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Providing direct instructional support to individual and/or groups of students and monitor ability to follow directions and behavior, or attend designated classes/activities with the student(s), as outlined in the Individualized Educational Plan.

2. Implement modifications and adaptations to the environment or materials as directed by the staff, and assist staff in maintaining charts and other records related to student(s) progress.

3. Collect data regarding student(s) reaching goals/objectives.

4. Reinforced academic and social behaviors taught and provide the student with opportunities to practice.

5. Model appropriate pro-social skills, participation, adult behaviors and problem-solving skills.

6. Assist staff in the management of student behavior by applying proactive strategies when dealing with student behaviors. Implement district approved techniques for verbal de-escalation -Crisis Prevention Intervention.

7. Act as a cooperative team member in working with staff, community and families of students.

8. It is important that the SEA protect the health and safety of students by handling specified medical needs such as feeding tubes, seizure protocol, and behavioral outbursts in the classroom.

9. Perform other related duties as assigned and required by the school administration and staff.

DEPARTMENT: Yachad, IVDU School SUPERVISOR: Deborah Mann
POSITION SUMMARY: IVDU Special Education Teachers instruct students with a broad range of disabilities, which include, but are not limited to: cognitive (mental retardation, LD) disability, social deficit (autism), speech and language impairments, and/or physically handicapping disabilities. Instruction encompasses social and life skills lessons in accordance with Jewish law and the education curriculum outlined in the Individualized Education Plan determined by the New York State Board of Education.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Providing direct instructional support to individual and/or groups of students and monitor ability to follow directions and behavior, or attend designated classes/activities with the student(s), as outlined in the Individualized Educational Plan.

2. Implement modifications and adaptations to the environment or materials as directed by the staff, and assist staff in maintaining charts and other records related to student(s) progress.

3. Collect data regarding student(s) reaching goals/objectives.

4. Reinforced academic and social behaviors taught and provide the student with opportunities to practice.

5. Model appropriate pro-social skills, participation, adult behaviors and problem-solving skills.

6. Assist staff in the management of student behavior by applying proactive strategies when dealing with student behaviors. Implement district approved techniques for verbal de-escalation -Crisis Prevention Intervention.

7. Act as a cooperative team member in working with staff, community and families of students.

8. It is important that the SEA protect the health and safety of students by handling specified medical needs such as feeding tubes, seizure protocol, and behavioral outbursts in the classroom.

9. Perform other related duties as assigned and required by the school administration and staff.